Julie (Stagis) Bartucca '10 (BUS, CLAS), '19 MBA

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Q&A: College Success for Foster Youth

"Climbing a Broken Ladder: Contributors of College Success for Youth in Foster Care" author talks better support for foster youth

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Q&A: Supporting Your Child’s Well-Being During the Pandemic

'Don't sink the boat,' the importance of routine, and other advice for a turbulent time

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Two Social Work Alums Hired to Head Up University Mental Health Efforts

New hires bring decades of experience to carry out UConn's mental health support plans.

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Brave Space: Shardé Davis and Mason Holland

In the summer of 2020, UConn students made a pointed observation: the University had no single course devoted to the epidemic of anti-Black racism in the U.S.

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MSW Students Among UConn Contact Tracers Helping State Fight COVID-19

Nearly 100 UConn students, including 11 students in the Master of Social Work (MSW) program, are doing their part to stem the spread of COVID-19 through working as contact tracers for the state Department of Public Health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), case investigation and contact tracing is key to […]

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New Social Work-DCF Partnership Prepares Students to Work With Latino Families

The School of Social Work has launched a new track for Spanish-speaking Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) students, which prepares them to work with Latino families in child welfare and protection.

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UConn MBA Wants to Make It Easier to Shop Local

Donald Pendagast '20 MBA wants to make shopping local as easy as going online.

Avinoam Patt, Doris and Simon Konover Chair of Judaic Studies and director of the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life, leads a class on Modern Jewish Thought on October 17, 2019.

Brave Space: Avinoam Patt

Avinoam Patt, Doris and Simon Konover Chair of Judaic Studies and Director, Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life, discusses the urgent relevance of lessons from the Holocaust for the contemporary world.

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Students Partner With Older Adults to Combat Pandemic Isolation

UConn School of Social work students are connecting with older adults in Hartford and the surrounding area to help combat that isolation as part of a new research project known as SLIP: the Social isolation/Loneliness Intergenerational Project.

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UConn Hartford Power Voting Corps Plays Important Role in Historic Election Day

In an election where more Americans voted than ever before and images of voting lines stretching several city blocks flooded the media, polling site volunteers were as important as ever to keep things running smoothly and keep voters safe. Students from the UConn School of Social Work and the UConn Hartford Power Voting Corps, an […]